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Tragic cat sought shelter from cold

A CAT died after seeking shelter in the wheel-arch of a car and getting trapped in the engine compartment.

Firefighters from Rotherham were called to free the animal on Park View Road, Kimberworth, at around 5.30pm on Friday.

The owner of the vehicle raised the alarm after the car broke down the previous day. Crews attended on a ‘humanitarian’ mission, but the cat had passed away some time before it was discovered.

It is believed the animal got into the compartment seeking shelter from cold weather.

Attack man ‘stable’

A MAN suffered serious injuries following an assault in Doncaster on Saturday.

The 39-year-old was attacked in King’s Road, near Broxholme Road, at 5.30pm.

South Yorkshire Police believe up to three men were involved in the assault. The man was taken to Doncaster Royal Infirmary where yesterday his condition was described as ‘serious but stable’.

Chimney blaze

AN AERIAL ladder platform was used to tackle a chimney blaze at a house in Sheffield. Firefighters were called to Clarendon Road, Lodge Moor, after a passerby raised the alarm at 6pm on Saturday. Crews remained at the scene for two hours.

Breathed in smoke

TWO adults and a child were taken to the Northern General Hospital after breathing in smoke from a fire in a first-floor flat on Guildford Avenue, Norfolk Park, Sheffield, at 5.30pm on Saturday.

Good Samaritan

A SMALL garden fire was put out by a helpful neighbour. Firefighters called to the incident in Mountcastle Walk, Chesterfield, found a resident had put out the blaze using a hosepipe on Saturday.

Building on fire

POLICE and fire crews from Sheffield attended a blaze at a disused building in Rowland Road, Highfield, just after 8am on Sunday. The cause is under police investigation.

Cannabis found

A MAN aged 23 is due in court after police raided a house on Cross Hill, Ecclesfield, Sheffield, and discovered a cannabis cultivation set-up last Monday.